How to Make Chocolate Mousse Frosting

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Feb. 02, 2013

Light and airy chocolate mousse frosting!


Milk 1 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon
Unsalted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened
Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cocoa powder 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Heavy cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1. In blender, drop milk, vanilla, butter, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder. Pulse to combine well. Stop and scrape down the sides from time to time.

2. Into a bowl, transfer the smooth fudge frosting.

3. In a separate bowl, take heavy cream and whisk until soft peaks form.

4. Add 1/3 of the cream into the chocolate mixture to lighten the texture. Mix well.

5. Drop the remaining cream and fold it well.


6. Top cupcakes with frosting, serve and enjoy.


You can garnish cakes with chocolate sprinkles.

You can also use the frosting to fill cake or as cake topping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1759Calories from Fat 1147

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 131 g201.5%

Saturated Fat 82 g410%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 58 mg2.42%

Total Carbohydrates 174 g58%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104%

Sugars 123 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet